black and white segment bowl

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Project by branch posted 08-12-2010 01:22 AM 1456 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow l j a fun bowl with just 2 different wood colours i think it looks ok what do you think

it s brings a new meaning to the old saying everything is not just black and white

it is 8 inches by 4 timber is ebony and white maple

branch thanks for looking all comments welcome

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-12-2010 02:17 AM

Very nice. That Ebony is just beautiful in contrast to the maple. That was a real neat pattern with the stagger around the bowl. Do you have a good source for Ebony?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 08-12-2010 03:15 AM

I like it, you did a nice job on the staggers! Eye candy!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 08-12-2010 03:40 AM

I like the stagger pattern. Great Job !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 08-12-2010 04:42 AM

Very attractive, nice use of contrast!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#5 posted 08-12-2010 05:25 AM

Nice bowl, I like the wood contrasts and the staggered pattern – well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 08-12-2010 07:07 AM

Wonderful bowl. Like the pinwheel design when viewed from the top. Great job on the spacing of the steps.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#7 posted 08-12-2010 10:46 AM

Like the staggered look very cleaver. Real good looking bowl you have made here.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 08-12-2010 10:50 AM

Very cool looking segmented bowl, me likey.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 08-12-2010 11:38 AM

hi thanks fog all the nice comment’s they are much appreciated

hi jim jakosh no i don’t have a good source of ebony the local hardware store owner is a friend and dose a little Turing he orders all the hard wood for me but it work-es out very expensive most imported hard woods range in price from30 euro to 110 euro a cubit foot that is at cost price


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#10 posted 08-12-2010 01:10 PM

Looks great!
Ebony was a good choice. Pricey here too!

Thanks for sharing

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#11 posted 08-12-2010 02:09 PM

Absolutely lovely! I wish I had the patience (and tools) to make segmented bowls. Very nice piece.

-- Susannah, Colonial Beach VA

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#12 posted 08-12-2010 04:39 PM

Love the high contrast of the Ebony and Maple, and the spiral layout of the layers. Very nice. You are lucky to have a source for the Ebony.

I was curious about the notations on the bottom layers in the last picture.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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#13 posted 08-12-2010 07:25 PM

hi taidsturning not sure what you mean about the notations

is it H Mc C THAT IS MY ANISHEL S THE NUMBERS IS THE DATE THE 10 IS DAY THE 7 IS THE MONTH THE 10 IS THE year hope this help s if that is not what you mean please let me know

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